Video & slides are now available for CCSN’s webinar “The Body-Mind-Spirit Connection – Making a Difference on the Cancer Journey”

Watch the webinar on YouTube:     View the slides:   The Body-Mind-Spirit Connection – Making a Difference on the Cancer Journey from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network   Webinar InformationIn this webinar, Dr. Rob Rutledge spoke about a practical and integrated approach to a cancer diagnosis.  Viewers learned about integrative medicine, which means combining conventional medical care with scientifically-proven and health habits and healing techniques. Essential advice

Canadians relying on the web to answer cancer questions, leaving them overwhelmed and worried

45% of adults have researched cancer with few turning to healthcare professionals first TORONTO, March 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Nearly half of all Canadian adults are asking questions about cancer, and most turn first to the web for information, leaving them confused, overwhelmed and stressed out, a new survey commissioned by the Canadian Cancer Society reveals. Demand for cancer information is poised to climb even higher as

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer receives endorsement

Federal budget gives support for collaborative approach to reducing cancer in Canada Toronto, March 23, 2016 /CNW/ – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) is pleased to see that the federal budget released today in Ottawa confirmed ongoing funding to the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer for $47.5 million annually. This is confirmation that the Government of Canada will continue to support the Partnership and our collaborative model on progressing the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control.  

Project LEAD: learn about the science of breast cancer & participate in research peer review panels

The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) in Washington has been training breast cancer patients and survivors to influence research, advance public policy and drive the adoption of quality standards in health care for nearly 20 years. The Project LEAD Institute is a five-day intensive science course for breast cancer advocates covering the basics of cancer biology, genetics, epidemiology, research design and advocacy. The course provides a foundation

Join us for National Cancer Survivors Day 2016

Survivor Day is a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community. Participants unite in a symbolic event to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be meaningful, productive, and even inspiring. Canada’s one million cancer survivors work together through the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network to

Partnership expands support for Canadian cancer treatment data linkage and analysis

First-of-its-kind programming to develop and enhance standardized cancer treatment data in Canada TORONTO, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer will help provinces delve deeper into cancer treatment data to improve the ability of clinicians, policy-makers, health system managers, analysts and others to understand patterns of care and highlight areas for improvement in the quality of patient care. The Coordinated Data Development Initiative will fund five